Spring Cleaning for Your Car

Spring Cleaning | Don Larson Chevrolet

Spring is a time for renewal and rebirth, a time to clean and a time to start fresh. That goes for everything from your mental space to your closets and even your car. Use these tips to keep your car from Don Larson Chevy Buick GMC Cadillac fresh and clean.

Get Rid of Clutter

Spring cleaning doesn’t just make things look nicer. Cleaning your car has practical purposes, too. For instance, did you know that for every extra 100 pounds of weight in your car you lose 1-2% of fuel economy? Clear out that clutter and you’ll be spending less on gas while enjoying the clean space.

Clean the Interior

Allergy season is bad enough without excess dust and debris in your car. Vacuum your seats, your floors, and the nooks and crannies of your center console. Use a microfiber towel to wipe down your dashboard and other surfaces. If possible, remove your floor mats, treat them with stain remover, and throw them in the washing machine for like-new floors.

Clean the Exterior

Winter can leave its mark on your vehicle, thanks to tough road salts that will cause corrosion and rusting if not cleaned off. Use some gentle detergent, a garden hose, and a soft sponge or rag to give your car’s exterior a good wash for a shiny, springtime glow.   

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